What Will the New Volkswagen Settlement Mean for Catalytic Converter Availability and Prices?

What Will the New Volkswagen Settlement Mean for Catalytic Converter Availability and Prices?

It took a long time, but this month VW and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an agreement to compensate owners of VW 2.0 diesels or to repair or buy back their affected cars. So, what does the new agreement mean for you if you collect and recycle catalytic converters for a profit? Although full details of the agreement have not yet been announced, here are some issues to keep in mind if you are hoping that the agreement could yield a windfall in available converters.

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Why Do We Only Process Batches of 500 or More Catalytic Converters?

Why Do We Only Process Batches of 500 or More Catalytic Converters?

The title of today’s post references a question that we are often asked. Yes, the fact is that we are only able to process batches of 500 or more catalytic converters. Today, we’d like to explain why, for two reasons: 1) We think that our answer to that question will give you some valuable information about recycling catalytic converters; and 2) Our answer could help you make a lot of money from recycling catalytic converters. If that sounds good to you, please read on.

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Recycling Catalytic Converters: Will More Diesel Carmakers Be Affected?

Recycling Catalytic Converters: Will More Diesel Carmakers Be Affected?

There has been so much hoopla about VW’s diesel crisis that it’s easy to overlook the chance that even more carmakers could be affected. We don’t have a crystal ball and we’re not saying that more car manufacturers have engaged in emissions deception. But let’s review who else is selling diesel-powered cars and light trucks in America right now... 

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Will the Volkswagen Diesel Crisis Dump Millions of Catalytic Converters on the Market?

Will the Volkswagen Diesel Crisis Dump Millions of Catalytic Converters on the Market?

According to “How VW’s Diesel Emissions System Works,” an article that Richard Truett wrote for Automotive News on September 25th, here are the devices that are installed on the VW vehicles that will be affected by the service recall:...

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